Autoclaving Agar Plates
Never pour hot agar into the sinks or into the floor drain
the plates into doubled autoclave bags that are not biohazard labelled.
or tape the bags loosely closed to allow the steam to penetrate, place the bags
into an autoclave tub and autoclave.
removing the tub from the autoclave allow it to cool in the autoclave room before
- Place the cooled bags into
the garbage pails in the autoclave room.
plates used in Level 2 Bio-hazard research
plates used in Level 2 Bio-hazard research must be double bagged in Biohazard labelled autoclave bags and
Biosafety Certificate number and room number must be clearly written on the
- Put this
autoclaved material into yellow bio-hazardous waste pails to be collected
by the hazardous waste technicians.